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Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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The American Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is the American DreamWhat we all strive for and imagineIndouble-wide trailers to double-wide mansionsIn sprouting lakes of fake fish.Nothing captures its essenceUnbound by time or dust or rotThe thingswe cherish still are lovingly pattedAnd... (more »)
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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
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Endings
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I hate books. I hate books with happy endings. I hate books with sad endings. I hate the feeling I get when I read a happy ending. I hate the feeling I get when I reach the end of a sad book.  I hate ___ endings because: 1. Sad Endings... (more »)
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The Girl I Once Knew
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I once knew a girl who’s world was so blue, She cried every night because of what people put her through. Everyday her life would be so gray. She never had anyone to cheer her up during her day At school she has people talking about... (more »)
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Final Darkness (Rises?)
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At 18, I mistrusted, Day-dreamed big! Cozily I unwound, looking back wishing, Wanting a well-caring mother or father. Wouldn't change what happened. I have lived a lot of nightmares It's Dark in my head... My room... My world...... (more »)
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People in hiding
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hold my head. what are we all but pretenders, living underground lives like rats in hidding. hidding from what? the judgmenets, the bulits called words  and the pain called silenece like the creatures in the shells of the... (more »)
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Mourning
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Lying in fragrant fields of colorful flowers. Gone from the world. Puffy, white clouds drift by slowly, like everything's in slow motion. Eyes closed, mind free to wander,  But chilly fall breeze moves my long brown hair. Unbearable... (more »)
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Quinceanera
Quinceanera Turning Fifteen. Its kind of a big deal. Well, At least to me it is. In my culture, I’m able to have a party. A celebration with family and friends, all making new memories. I plan for months and months. All for just... (more »)
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i remember
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  i remember when my bestfriend told me she wanted to die she was fed up with the world a place filled with so much depression and pain she said i didnt understand that i couldnt help but i understood completely i had never... (more »)
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What People Say
People Say HighSchool is the Best Four years of your Life People Say Later in life you'll Regret the Tattoos you got at a Young Age People Say the Right choice is Always the Best Choice People Say HighSchool... (more »)
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Servant
By , Bay City, MI
  A picture flowing with meaning. A man who made his decision. To serve for men, women, and children. Experiences hidden, Pleas unanswered. Right, wrong? Are they different? Morals, values? Are they existent? Was it... (more »)
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True Love
Love I don’t understand I really don’t How do you put up with me? We fight as if we’re married Argue over silly things Jealousy is a big problem But how can you still stay with me? You could do so much better I’m the white... (more »)
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I come from...
I come from… I come from a family, that isn't afraid of what people think of them I come from a house which is still standing, and has seen me grow up from my childhood I come from Bay City, a town, That has seen better years I come... (more »)
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Passion
Every day I ask my coach for the ball He is glad I ask, as I am the best on the team The season I am in right now is the fall One day I hope to make it big and live my dream   Since a young age I have loved this game Through the... (more »)
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